Tag: Jewish heritage

(4) Writing Historical Fiction: Jewish Neighborhoods and a sister named Zorka

Welcome to a monthly post about the research for the third novel. If you are new to my blog, this project is about 20th Century U.S. History featuring underrepresented voices. There are six books in the series moving forward in time by twenty or… Continue Reading “(4) Writing Historical Fiction: Jewish Neighborhoods and a sister named Zorka”

Read This: The Family Orchard

The Secret Songs of Sex in The Family Orchard Published in 2000, Nomi Eve’s first novel about the heritage of six generations of her Jewish family from 1837 to the present was an interesting read. Employing a botanical metaphor, the family tree progresses through… Continue Reading “Read This: The Family Orchard”